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MICR Council

Laura Fejerman, PhD
Chairperson

Laura Fejerman, PhD

Associate Professor in Residence, Institute of Human Genetics, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of California San Francisco
Berkeley, California

Brian M. Rivers, PhD
Past Chairperson

Brian M. Rivers, PhD

Director, Cancer Health Equity Institute
Morehouse School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

John D. Carpten, PhD
Chairperson-Elect

John D. Carpten, PhD

Professor and Chair of Translational Genomics
Director, Institute For Translational Genomics
Keck School of Medicine of USC
Los Angeles, California

Sarki A. Abdulkadir, MD, PhD

Sarki A. Abdulkadir, MD, PhD

(2019-2022)

Director
Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois

Nadine J. Barrett, PhD

Nadine J. Barrett, PhD

(2019-2022)

Assistant Professor, Department of Community and Family Medicine
Duke School of Medicine
Durham, North Carolina

Margaret Foti, PhD, MD (hc)

Margaret Foti, PhD, MD (hc)

Chief Executive Officer
American Association for Cancer Research
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mary Jackson Scroggins, MA

Mary Jackson Scroggins, MA

(2017-2020)

Founding Partner
Pinkie Hugs, LLC
Washington, District of Columbia

Kimlin Tam Ashing, PhD

Kimlin Tam Ashing, PhD

(2017-2020)

Director, CCARE and Professor, Department of Population Sciences
City of Hope
Duarte, California

Luis G. Carvajal-Carmona, PhD

Luis G. Carvajal-Carmona, PhD

(2018-2021)

Associate Professor, Genome Center and Department of Biochemistry
UC Davis
Davis, California

Gerardo Colón-Otero, MD

Gerardo Colón-Otero, MD

(2017-2020)

Director, Health Disparities Research; Associate Dean, Mayo Medical School; Professor, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
Jacksonville, Florida

Lisa A. Newman, MD, MPH

Lisa A. Newman, MD, MPH

(2019-2022)

Director
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, New York

Sanya A. Springfield, PhD

Sanya A. Springfield, PhD

(Ex Officio)

Director
National Cancer Institute-Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities
Bethesda, Maryland

Mariana C. Stern, PhD

Mariana C. Stern, PhD

(2018-2021)

Professor, Departments of Preventive Medicine and Urology
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
Los Angeles, California

Clayton C. Yates, PhD

Clayton C. Yates, PhD

(2018-2021)

Professor, Department of Biology and Center for Cancer Research
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama